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brown-bagging

Packing one's own food (e.g., in a brown paper bag), especially lunch, usually for work or school. Ever since I started brown-bagging it, I've been eating much healthier foods than when I used to go out for lunch.
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There are many great and well-known kids' charities, like Make a Wish and Ronald McDonald House, but Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids stood out above the others.
Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids is a charity program that feeds 3,200 kids each day.
NEW YORK -- A new Harris Poll finds that more than half of all adults are saving money by purchasing more generic brands, while over 40 % are brown bagging more often and cutting back on visits to hairdressers and barbers.
47% who are brown bagging lunch instead of buying it
By brown bagging your lunch or reducing other daily expenses, you may be able to save as much as $100 a week.
com and its support divisions -- will be brown bagging their lunch on June 5th to fight hunger.
The practice of brown bagging chemotherapy drugs is a growing problem for independent oncologists in several areas of the country, according to an article in the March/April 2003 Oncology Issues, the journal of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC).
Many oncologists say brown bagging creates so many quality control and patient care problems it should be completely abandoned.